|Mar. 22 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 CST3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-The Indians released outfielder Jeff Francoeur.
Analysis: The Indians signed the 30-year old to a minor league free-agent contract on January 6 and invited him to major league training camp. Francoeur had 35 at-bats with the Indians this spring, hitting .286 with one home run and 10 RBI. The Indians signed infielder/outfielder Elliot Johnson to a minor league contract on January 27. Johnson's versatility made him the better choice for the Indians according to general manager Chris Antonetti.